Scoreboard driver section randomly showing POST; Wiring short

Potential Symptoms

  • Section of scoreboard showing a Power On Self Test (POST) randomly; driver is rebooting.
  • Sometimes unable to get scoreboard to respond; remains blank.
  • A loose signal wire is floating in the scoreboard.

Environment

  • Product Family: Sports Product
  • Product: Scoreboard
  • Component: Signal wiring
  • Control System:

Cause

  • The loose signal wire is periodically making contact with the display backsheet causing a short and reboot of the driver.
    • Additionally, the signal intermittently lands on terminal it should be connected to allowing for signal to be complete and scoreboard operates as normal during this time.

Resolution

  • Reattach wire to proper terminal.

KB ID: DD4129329


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